Board of Advisors

Mr. Robert F. (Chip) Andrews
Chairman & CEO
FMI Corporation
Alumnus, NC State University

Dr. Donald L. Bitzer
Distinguished University Research Professor
Computer Science Department

Ms. Katyna Borroto-Esoda
Director, Clinical Virology
Gilead Sciences
Alumna, NC State University

Mr. L. Franklin Bost
Director of Design Instruction
Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
Alumnus, NC State University

Mr. M. S. Brown, III
Senior Vice President/Regional Managing Director
Wachovia Bank, N.A.
Alumnus, NC State University

Mr. Jerry J. Collier
President
Beachtowne Realty Corporation
Alumnus, NC State University

Dr. Brand Fortner
Adjunct Professor
Computer Science and Engineering and Visitor in Physics

Mr. Richard "Gus" Gusler
Attorney
Law Offices of Richard Noel Gusler
Alumnus, NC State University

Dr. Anthony D. Hall
Program Director and Sr Technical Staff Member
IBM
Alumnus, NC State University

Mr. Richard Holcomb
CEO
StrikeIron, Inc.
Alumnus, NC State University

Mr. Clifford (Cliff) T. Leath (Chair)
Partner
1st Choice Custom Cabinet
Alumnus, NC State University

Mr. Billy Maddalon
Managing Owner
VanLandingham Estate and Good Gracious! Events Catering
Alumnus, NC State University

Mr. Lauch McElhaney
Channel Manager
Starbucks Corporation
Alumnus, NC State University

Mr. David F. Parker
Managing Director
Triangle Capital Partners LLC
Alumnus, NC State University

Ms. Jo Anne Sanford
Attorney
Sanford Law Office, PLLC & Blount Street Advisors, LLC
Alumna, NC State University

Mr. Bill Smith
Executive Vice President – Shared Services
AT&T
Alumnus, NC State University

Dr. William F. (Bill) Watson
Financial Analyst
Power Services
Alumnus, NC State University

Ms. Mary C. Whitton
Research Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science
Alumna, NC State University